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Public and Political: General: correspondence from the general public on the abdication crisis, A-K, mainly supporting WSC's stance., Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/597A-B

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Correspondents include: Gerald Bullett on King Edward VIII's [earlier Edward, Prince of Wales, later the Duke of Windsor] statements; [Robert] Kenneth Bowes on the views of the "younger generation"; Christopher Addison; Phyllis Forbes Dennis (Phyllis Bottome); Charles Franklyn, Honorary Assistant Editor of Burke's Landed Gentry; [Herbert] Stanley Jevons on matters including Labour attitudes; Bernard Wright. Also includes: note by WSC's secretary [Violet] Pearman; "The truth about the crisis" by Lieutenant-Colonel [Lewis] Hopkins; cuttings including from a French newspaper.Other subjects include: criticism of comments by the Archbishop of Canterbury [Cosmo Lang]; comments on parliamentary procedure.


  • Creation: Dec 1936

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2 file(s) (2 bound files (295 folios))

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